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@  TheMightyMol... : (15 November 2019 - 06:54 AM)

Nah, he just has to keep up his plot insurance payments so he can shoot his way out of the Sarlacc again.

@  PlutoniumBoss : (15 November 2019 - 02:59 AM)

Funny, but everyone knows he bounty hunts for Jabba Hutt to finance his 'Vette.

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (15 November 2019 - 02:54 AM)

Okay.. Not sure why.. but streaming is harder than jsut playing the game.. even though that's pretty much what I was doing.

@  Xellos : (14 November 2019 - 06:47 PM)

What type of vehicle does Boba Fett use for time travel? A Man-DeLorean.

@  TM2-Megatron : (14 November 2019 - 03:55 PM)

Admittedly, it's been a long time since I've been to a walk-in clinic, as I tend not to get sick (and the one time I do every 4-5 years, I prefer just riding it out at home), but the last time I went I'm pretty sure you could just show up, no appointment. It may be different in Quebec,though

@  Nevermore : (14 November 2019 - 02:36 PM)

One thing to note about health insurance in Germany is that we have a two-class system: mandatory health insurance is basically the economy class, while private health insurance is the business class.

@  Nevermore : (14 November 2019 - 02:32 PM)

My local doctor is actually a shared office with several doctors where you will get randomly assigned to one of the doctors available that day.

@  Nevermore : (14 November 2019 - 02:30 PM)

Also, employers are required by law to cover part of their employees' health insurance fees, so I only have to pay my part.

@  Nevermore : (14 November 2019 - 02:28 PM)

Basic examinations and sick notes (known as "work-inability certificates" in Germany) for the employer are covered by our health insurances by default.

@  TheMightyMol... : (14 November 2019 - 12:02 PM)

Around here, we can go to a walk-in clinic whenever, but might have to wait in the queue until there's a doctor available, which can take hours on a busy day. And then hope our insurance will cover anything.

@  wonko the sane? : (14 November 2019 - 07:38 AM)

There actually are a good number of clinics around here: but the walk ins require an appointment (what?) and are only done once a week. IF you can get an appointment, you see a doctor usually within 40 minutes, but good luck getting the appointment.

@  Nevermore : (14 November 2019 - 03:35 AM)

Depending on the day.

@  Nevermore : (14 November 2019 - 03:35 AM)

We have family doctors (called "house doctors") with regular office hours where you may need an hour or two of waiting time.

@  TM2-Megatron : (14 November 2019 - 12:50 AM)

Two weeks? That seems a little long; are there not a lot of walk-in clinics around you?

@  wonko the sane? : (13 November 2019 - 07:01 PM)

Does germany make it quick and easy to see a doctor too? Cause an emergency doctor visit can take two weeks out here, and an emergency ROOM visit can take 18-24 hours.

@  Nevermore : (13 November 2019 - 06:43 PM)

(Good thing is, under German law, if you call in sick during your vacation and see a doctor immediately, you get to keep your vacation days.)

@  Nevermore : (13 November 2019 - 06:42 PM)

Too bad. My plans wee to do two more overtime hours before having my last day of vacation for the year on Friday. Oh well.

@  Nevermore : (13 November 2019 - 06:41 PM)

So I'm currently on medical leave for a particularly stupid reason: Burned my back with a hot-water bag while sleeping last night. Though the doctor said I'm hardly the first person to have this happen to them.

@  Patch : (13 November 2019 - 06:11 PM)

Just a particularly odious example of the 90s era of depicting transgender women as either the subject of crude humor, or "Jerry Springer" material.

@  Ashley : (13 November 2019 - 04:55 PM)

I think Ace Ventura legit contributed to me spending years in self denial. I will never be ok with Jim Carrey.

@  Benbot : (13 November 2019 - 01:22 PM)

I thought he since changed his tune.

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (13 November 2019 - 12:51 PM)

Jim Carry Paladin?

@  Maximus Ambus : (13 November 2019 - 12:22 PM)

Don't doubt what he can do. Sonic the Hedgehog!

@  Paladin : (13 November 2019 - 11:51 AM)

not giving a dime to a transphobic antivaxxer.

@  wonko the sane? : (13 November 2019 - 11:25 AM)

It'll be a terrible movie if jim carrey phones it in. Otherwise it should be decent.

@  Paladin : (13 November 2019 - 10:45 AM)

sonics' still gonna be a terrible movie but at least they whined loud enough to make him look passable for a 2-minute trailer. "yay."

@  ▲ndrusi : (13 November 2019 - 10:37 AM)

But of course to annoying people there's no such thing as different decisions made for different reasons, there is only "I like it so it's right" and "I don't like it so it's wrong."

@  ▲ndrusi : (13 November 2019 - 10:35 AM)

Even if we pretend it's objective truth that they were both bad, then they were bad in very different ways.

@  ▲ndrusi : (13 November 2019 - 10:33 AM)

Sonic's previous movie design looked genuinely bad. The Transformers '07 designs just looked insufficiently like what certain loud and obnoxious parts of the fandom think Transformers are required to always look like.

@  Otaku : (13 November 2019 - 08:50 AM)

Um... Purple Monkey Dishwasher?

@  TheMightyMol... : (13 November 2019 - 08:25 AM)

Do we really need to have Every Movie Transformer Thread Ever in the Squawkbox?

@  Bass X0 : (13 November 2019 - 08:13 AM)

Sure it made money but that doesn’t mean it has appealing character designs. Lot of god awful fugly faces in the Transformers movies.

@  Otaku : (12 November 2019 - 08:25 PM)

@Liege My issue with Transformers (2007) were elements I thought were unnecessary.  I know it was supposed to just be a joke, but I didn't ever need to hear about "Sam's Happy Time". >.> Which, being in awe of the first "live action" TF-film, didn't even register until I'd already purchased and watched it on DVD a few times (after seeing it in theaters 3 times).

@  Liege : (12 November 2019 - 08:22 PM)

For all the Bayisms in the 07 movie, it was tempered by Spielberg as producer. Designs aside it was an enjoyable popcorn blockbuster about a boy and his first car who happens to be an alien from another planet. They sequels are just Bay going unchecked after he proved how much bank he could bring in.

@  TM2-Megatron : (12 November 2019 - 07:12 PM)

I didn't find the designs in the '07 movie to be that bad, personally. What got really offputting was how Cybertronians in general become such huge a-holes in the later films; the designs were very much secondary to their horrible personalities

@  Sabrblade : (12 November 2019 - 06:59 PM)

And yet, Transformers still broke the bank at the box office, opened up the brand to a whole new generation of fans, shot the brand up to mainstream appeal, and enabled all kinds of new collector-oriented lines and other avenues to come about. Not saying Sonic's movie will do the same for his series, but the 2007 TF movie certainly did more good than harm.

@  Bass X0 : (12 November 2019 - 06:09 PM)

Paramount changed Sonic due to fan backlash but refused to redo Transformers 2007 with new cgi appearances based on their classic forms everyone’s knows and loves, and can relate to. Trailer 1 Sonic is as appealing a design as 2007 Bumblebee...

@  TheMightyMol... : (12 November 2019 - 02:14 PM)

I don't. They're a pain in the ass to repair.

@  Benbot : (12 November 2019 - 12:48 PM)

I wish car companies would bring back flip up headlights

@  TheMightyMol... : (12 November 2019 - 09:07 AM)

Wear a hazmat suit. It's Walmart, they're used to weird.

@  wonko the sane? : (12 November 2019 - 07:54 AM)

2 inches of snow on the side of the house, 2 feet of snow on the deck. I hate this winter already.

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (11 November 2019 - 11:33 PM)

But that requires actually going IN walmart. ;P

@  Liege : (11 November 2019 - 11:22 PM)

Pro tip for anyone hunting the for the Walmart 35th exclusives: try the seasonal aisles rather than the toy section. I found the display with all the exclusives and a bunch of the reflector wave practically untouched amongst those novelty arcade machines and a bunch of frozen merch.

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (11 November 2019 - 09:45 PM)

Although that does spark an idea for me. In a new continuity, Censere the Necrobot could be the herald Cityspeaker for Quintessa the Necrotitan just to play on their monikers utilizing Greek for dead, nekrós.

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (11 November 2019 - 09:26 PM)

I hate to burst your bubble, Maximus Ambus, but 90% of things said in IDW turned out to be amnesiac half-rememberings courtesy of Adaptus or outright lies courtesy of Shockwave.

@  Jenny : (11 November 2019 - 08:54 AM)

The toy's designed to look like Wipe-Out, anyway.

@  NotVeryKnightly : (11 November 2019 - 08:14 AM)

Didn't they try to retcon that into a figure of speech because that connection went against everybody else's long-term plans?

@  Maximus Ambus : (11 November 2019 - 03:53 AM)

There's still some connection given Trypticon was created by Mortilus.

@  NotVeryKnightly : (11 November 2019 - 12:12 AM)

Yeah that toy doesn't exactly look like Necrobot.

@  Sabrblade : (10 November 2019 - 08:24 PM)

But.... it's just "Necro" not "Necrobot".


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#41 Solarstorm

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Posted 21 May 2008 - 09:03 PM

Downey/Stark will appear in an after the film scene on The Incredible Hulk. Much like how Samuel L. Jackson showed up after Iron Man's credits.

And hey...Affleck made a great Matt Murdock...just a BAD Daredevil. He wasn't imposing enough in the suit.

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Posted 21 May 2008 - 09:33 PM

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I heard Marvel was trying to get Brad Pitt for Captain America.

Though I hope to god that is a line of BS.

While marvel might have that kind of clout now, I don't want to see the Avengers movie ruined by prissy/spoiled superstars.

Brad Pitt's actually a very capable actor. I'm sorry you feel the need to judge him simply because he's popular amongst women.


You've got my judging all wrong.

I'm judging him based on the size of his celebrity.

A mega-star like him, cruise, will smith, johnny depp, etc... is excessively expensive and BUSY BUSY BUSY

How many sequels do you think they could hold a guy like him to? He does tons of projects every year and likely won't want to be tied to a franchise for too long. Not to mention his increasing focus on family and charity.

Plus, I can only imagine creative issues. We have enough of that with Ed Norton in the Incredible Hulk. Norton is taking over and irritating the director and co. I can only imagine someone with Pitt's status doing the same thing.

And where the hell did his popularity with women even come into play? I didn't say anything along those lines.

You called him a "prissy/spoiled superstar". That is not an indication of his being too busy or costing too much. The statement seems like it was made by a completely different person than the one that just made that post.

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Posted 21 May 2008 - 09:37 PM

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I heard Marvel was trying to get Brad Pitt for Captain America.

Though I hope to god that is a line of BS.

While marvel might have that kind of clout now, I don't want to see the Avengers movie ruined by prissy/spoiled superstars.

Brad Pitt's actually a very capable actor. I'm sorry you feel the need to judge him simply because he's popular amongst women.


You've got my judging all wrong.

I'm judging him based on the size of his celebrity.

A mega-star like him, cruise, will smith, johnny depp, etc... is excessively expensive and BUSY BUSY BUSY

How many sequels do you think they could hold a guy like him to? He does tons of projects every year and likely won't want to be tied to a franchise for too long. Not to mention his increasing focus on family and charity.

Plus, I can only imagine creative issues. We have enough of that with Ed Norton in the Incredible Hulk. Norton is taking over and irritating the director and co. I can only imagine someone with Pitt's status doing the same thing.

And where the hell did his popularity with women even come into play? I didn't say anything along those lines.

You called him a "prissy/spoiled superstar". That is not an indication of his being too busy or costing too much. The statement seems like it was made by a completely different person than the one that just made that post.


Spoiled IS a reference to the excessive costs.

Prissy is about EGO--a worry I had based on the conflict with Ed Norton and the Incredible Hulk director.

I'm imagining a prima-donna type who will derail everything.

Comic book movies are best with relatively unknown actors. Or at least actors with something to prove like Downey.

Maybe the wording could have been better, but it WAS the same idea.

If you like/want Pitt in the role, that's cool man. No need to make such a big deal about my view on it.
I don't like mega-stars with niche films.

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Posted 21 May 2008 - 09:39 PM

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From what I was reading, Marvel wants Triple H, dont know how true that is though.


Dear God No.

Dear God YES.

Triple H could pull it off. He's got the hair right. Just shave his beard off and he's practically Thor.


Yep now all he has to do is figure out how to act....whcih you would think he'd be somewhat good at with the fake wrestling and all.

Casting Thor's par twouold be relatively simple, any guy thats got a square chin and is ripped could throw on a helmet and grab a hammer and be thor.

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Posted 21 May 2008 - 09:43 PM

QUOTE(Solarstorm @ May 21 2008, 10:30 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
You've got my judging all wrong.

I'm judging him based on the size of his celebrity.

A mega-star like him, cruise, will smith, johnny depp, etc... is excessively expensive and BUSY BUSY BUSY

How many sequels do you think they could hold a guy like him to? He does tons of projects every year and likely won't want to be tied to a franchise for too long. Not to mention his increasing focus on family and charity.

Plus, I can only imagine creative issues. We have enough of that with Ed Norton in the Incredible Hulk. Norton is taking over and irritating the director and co. I can only imagine someone with Pitt's status doing the same thing.

And where the hell did his popularity with women even come into play? I didn't say anything along those lines.

You?re forgetting the desire to do a role like this. It's a chance for him to maybe live out a boy-hood fantasy.

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Posted 21 May 2008 - 09:45 PM

Yeah, Marvel Studios is working to make their moives have the same "universe" feel to them that the comics and some of the old cartoons had. So we will probably see a nice bit of crossover between their moives. Not sure how it will pan out to other series that are already liscened out to other studios liek Spiderman.

As for Stars. There is nothign wrong with big names, as long as the Big Names know the role and have some passion for the character like Cage with Ghost Rider. If there is some big name out there that grew up with any of these characters, and wants to try out, let them. if they are good hire them. While there is some limits in gettign those high class stars, as some character might just be too iconic to use a big name for such as Randall Flagg from Stephen King's works, but just becuase they are doesnt mean they should be automaticly excluded.

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Posted 21 May 2008 - 10:05 PM

The main reason why I say no big name actors or actresses...ppl should go see it because they are a fan of Captain America. If you put somebody like say, Brad Pitt, as Cap, then you will have people going to see the movie because its a Brad Pitt movie and not a Captain America movie. Does Marvel/Hasbro REALLY need somebody like Brad Pitt to sell more tickets or toys? And how motivated would Brad Pitt be to come back for an Avengers movie and/or a 2nd and 3rd movie? Why not get somebody that wants to work and get their name out there, not somebody who just wants more money to adopt more Africans and Asian kids...not that they are not doing a good thing..but thats another topic.

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Posted 21 May 2008 - 10:14 PM

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The main reason why I say no big name actors or actresses...ppl should go see it because they are a fan of Captain America. If you put somebody like say, Brad Pitt, as Cap, then you will have people going to see the movie because its a Brad Pitt movie and not a Captain America movie. Does Marvel/Hasbro REALLY need somebody like Brad Pitt to sell more tickets or toys? And how motivated would Brad Pitt be to come back for an Avengers movie and/or a 2nd and 3rd movie? Why not get somebody that wants to work and get their name out there, not somebody who just wants more money to adopt more Africans and Asian kids...not that they are not doing a good thing..but thats another topic.


Honestly, I only went to see Ghost Rider becuase of Cage. Before I seen the moive, I had no intrest what so ever in the character. Now, Ghost Rider is one of my favorite characters. I have the same lack of intrest in Captain America. So if there is an actor I like in that role, it will increae my want to see it regardless of how I feel about the character.

So if a big name gets more people into a theater, and the moive takes off, there might be more like me that get converted into liking the character and becoming genuine fans. So yes, Marvel MIGHT want someone with a familar name to get more people into theaters, as its worked with Ghost Rider and Iron Man.

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Posted 21 May 2008 - 10:16 PM

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I dont like the fact of big name stars playing the roles of Cap and Thor. Its worked out pretty good for Spider-Man, Superman, and Batman. With Ghost Rider....I was split. I dont think you needed a big name like Cage to sell the movie, but GR is Cages fav and IIRC he even has a GR tat on his arm? So there you at least think you would get a 100% performance from him instead of somebody just lookin for a check. And I think he did an awesome job on it. Ironman...to me...Downy Jr is not all that big of an actor...at least not until now. So that worked good. So, I say go out and find some no names or C list movie actors to play the roles. Cap and Thor are big enough that you dont need a big name actor to sell the movie.


Speaking of Ghost Rider....it didn't do that bad in theaters, right? Why isn't there any word on a sequel?

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Posted 21 May 2008 - 10:19 PM

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I dont like the fact of big name stars playing the roles of Cap and Thor. Its worked out pretty good for Spider-Man, Superman, and Batman. With Ghost Rider....I was split. I dont think you needed a big name like Cage to sell the movie, but GR is Cages fav and IIRC he even has a GR tat on his arm? So there you at least think you would get a 100% performance from him instead of somebody just lookin for a check. And I think he did an awesome job on it. Ironman...to me...Downy Jr is not all that big of an actor...at least not until now. So that worked good. So, I say go out and find some no names or C list movie actors to play the roles. Cap and Thor are big enough that you dont need a big name actor to sell the movie.


Speaking of Ghost Rider....it didn't do that bad in theaters, right? Why isn't there any word on a sequel?


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Posted 21 May 2008 - 10:21 PM

I can see your point and I can see how it can help. But I still dont think an actor along the lines of Bradd Pitt is needed UNLESS they have the passion like Cage and GR.

I like going to these movies 1) I know the chances for lots of action is high. 2) Chances of it being a good movie Id like to see again is high. minus Spidey 3, DD, Electra, 1st Hulk...eek. 3) Im a fan of the comic movies and want to see them so I give them my support by going. Obviously there is a high demand for them by the box office sales and the amount of movies that are coming out. I personaly cant wait for Hancock. Is that based off of a real comic or did somebody just make this "parody" comic hero? Thats how I see the movie anyway. The super hero who shows up drunk, throws the whale back into the water non chalontly(sp?). Good entertainment movies.

*edit* thats cool about Cage. I read once that he did not like doing sequals but I guess National Treasure and the possibility of a GR2 cancles that huh?

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Posted 21 May 2008 - 11:50 PM

The only guy I can think of who visually fits the image of Thor is Triple H. As for someone who can pull it off when it comes to acting abilities though, I'd go with Gerard Butler. As for Captain America, my vote goes to the guy from Journeyman.

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Posted 22 May 2008 - 04:15 AM

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The only guy I can think of who visually fits the image of Thor is Triple H. As for someone who can pull it off when it comes to acting abilities though, I'd go with Gerard Butler. As for Captain America, my vote goes to the guy from Journeyman.


Kevin McKidd, from Journeyman, was in talks about a role in the Thor movie. According to him, they wanted someone younger for Thor, but there was a role for him in the movie. This news was from last September.

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Posted 27 May 2008 - 10:25 AM

Like it or not, "Name" actors sell movie tickets.

And as said earlier in this thread by someone, I too would've skipped Ghost Rider were it not for Nicholas Cage being an entertaining actor and passionate about the story and character.

Brad Pitt would probably get me into the seat for Captain America for the same reason. And let me tell you, I need a reason to go to that movie - Captain America has always been one of my least favorite characters of all time ever. Just like Hulk, and I can say for certain that even Edward "I even have a Fight Club poster in my office and have him and Brad Pitt staring at me every day" Norton isn't enough to get me there after that last horrible movie. I never liked Hulk either, gave it a try, and got burned. It's gonna take some pretty amazing word-of-mouth recommendations from people I really trust to get me to see that movie, and nothing else. (Although the Downey, Jr. thing sounds good, I'm not sitting through Hulk just to get at it.)

So it's the people like me who you need to convince by way of casting. You don't need to always pick the perfect fan-pleasing and totally appropriate best-fit actor to the role, because the fans are already going to see the film. It's all the regular, non-fan people you need to advertise too. (Remember, this is why Bay was hesitant to cast Cullen as Prime in TF, he wanted a name and Cullen had to work extra hard to prove that he was SO right for the role that it was worth skipping the name advertising to go with him instead.)

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Posted 29 May 2008 - 05:18 PM

It shouldn't matter, but it does, because people are shallow.

And Prime 2.0, since THOR will feature in his own film, casting him ISN'T simple. If you just throw anyone into that role simply because they look the part, you're going to have a joke of a film. We need someone who walks that fine line of looking like Thor, and being able to act.
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Posted 03 June 2008 - 07:06 PM

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It shouldn't matter, but it does, because people are shallow.

And Prime 2.0, since THOR will feature in his own film, casting him ISN'T simple. If you just throw anyone into that role simply because they look the part, you're going to have a joke of a film. We need someone who walks that fine line of looking like Thor, and being able to act.


We don't want another repeat of The Incredible Hulk Returns tv movie.

First thing they need to do is come up with a good script, then find someone that can act and hopefully remotely looks like the part. Bad script and you might as well do a remake of the 1991 Captain America film. Throwing big names at a bad film doesn't usually save it either (Batman & Robin!)

Everyone is going on about how Cage's love for the character of GR and the comics, but he had that kind of passion for Superman and was planning on playing him in a Tim Burton Superman movie. Luckily that didn't pan out, because I definitely couldn't see him in that part.

Michael Clarke Duncan didn't look the part of the Kingpin the way he was drawn in the comic, but his acting ability made up for that. A good actor will make you believe he is that character and it doesn't matter what he's played before or what the character looked like in the comic (unless that is part of the character of course).

If they were planning this as a tv movie then I would say give Triple-H a call, but unless he had a few movies under his belt and had proven himself. Then I would definitely say nay to H on this one.


Unknown actors are overrated in this genre and in this case might be a bad idea if they're planning an Avengers movie. Do you want someone that can't keep up with Downy? Bigger names are easier to sell to the studios too. Since unknown actors are a bit of a gamble. Why else do you think that they pair them with known actors so often? Probably why they call them supporting actors.

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Posted 04 June 2008 - 01:15 AM

nobody wants to cast Blake? hmm... so we're jumping to conclusions already...

they could make it CGI well most of it would be anyway.

I want brad Durif as Loki though... would have gone with James Woods, but he's gotten a bit ruff looking...

course if we go with the new Female loki... Mila Kunis

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Posted 04 June 2008 - 03:00 PM

QUOTE(^o^CORVUS^o^ @ May 29 2008, 05:18 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
If you just throw anyone into that role simply because they look the part, you're going to have a joke of a film.

Masters of the Universe anyone?

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Posted 04 June 2008 - 03:49 PM

might be too old now, but Vladimir Kulich from The 13th Warrior would have been cool as Thor.



From the same movie, Asbj?rn 'Bear' Riis would rock too.


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Posted 04 June 2008 - 05:38 PM

QUOTE(Solarstorm @ May 21 2008, 10:37 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Prissy is about EGO--a worry I had based on the conflict with Ed Norton and the Incredible Hulk director.

I'm imagining a prima-donna type who will derail everything.

Comic book movies are best with relatively unknown actors. Or at least actors with something to prove like Downey.

Maybe the wording could have been better, but it WAS the same idea.

If you like/want Pitt in the role, that's cool man. No need to make such a big deal about my view on it.
I don't like mega-stars with niche films.


You mean the Brad Pitt that stopped a hit-and-run by chasing down the escapee and knocking on the window saying "I'm Brad Pitt." Or the Brad Pitt who just seems like an overwhelmingly down-to-earth person for how much money he makes.

I'm trying to figure out when Pitt has been a prissy, queenish prima-donna like you are describing.